Year 1797 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 13 Luigi Cherubini's opéra-comique "Médée" premieres at the Théâtre Feydeau in Paris, France

Musicians Who Died in 1797

  • Jan 30 Johann Abraham Sixt, German organist, harpsichord player, and composer, dies at 40
  • Feb 8 Johann Friedrich Doles, German composer, pupil of J. S. Bach, dies at 81
  • Feb 11 Antoine Dauvergne, French composer, dies at 83
  • Feb 27 Benvenuto Robbio San Raffaele, Italian composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 1 Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan composer, dies at 36

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